Charitable accounts of the Merchant Taylors' Company

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City of London Livery Companies Commission

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1884

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401-419

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'Charitable accounts of the Merchant Taylors' Company', City of London Livery Companies Commission. Report; Volume 4 (1884), pp. 401-419. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=69726 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY. Charitable Accounts for 1881.
MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH DR. JOHN ANDREWS' GIFT. JUDITH ALSTON'S GIFT. REYNOLD BARKER'S GIFT. GERARD BRAYBROOK'S GIFT. WALTER BIGGS' GIFT. WALTER BIGGS' PENSIONERS. RALPH BOLTON'S GIFT. CHRISTOPHER BOONE'S GIFT. PETER BLUNDELL'S GIFT. HUGH CANDISH'S GIFT. JAMES CHADWICKS GIFT. FRANCES CLARKE'S GIFT. SIR WILLIAM CRAVEN'S GIFT. JOHN CREEK'S GIFT. CONVALESCENT HOME AT BOGNOR. HENRY COLBURN'S GIFT. JOHN CONYER'S GIFT. THOMAS COVENTRY'S GIFT. JAMES CHURCH'S GIFT. ANDREW DANDY'S GIFT. ROBERT DONKIN'S GIFT. ROBERT DOWE'S GIFT. LADY DUCIE'S GIFT. JEFFERY ELWES' GIFT. SIR WILLIAM FITZWILLIAM'S GIFT. WALTER FISH'S GIFT. SIR JOHN GORE'S GIFT. ROBERT GRAY'S GIFT. HELEN GULSTON'S GIFT. SIR JOHN HANBURY'S GIFT. JOHN HARRISON'S GTFT. ROBERT HAWES' AND OTHERS' GIFT. JOHN HEYMAN'S GIFT. JOHN HEYDON'S GIFT. RICHARD HILLES' GIFT. RALPH HOLLAND'S GIFT. JOHN HOWDEN'S GIFT. WALTER HULL'S GIFT. JOHN HYDE'S GIFT. ROBERT JENKINSON'S GIFT. JOHN JUXON'S GIFT. PETER MASON'S GIFT. LADY JANE MAYNAED'S GIFT. WILLIAM MOORE'S GIFT. ROBERT PARKER'S GIFT. WILLIAM PARKER'S GIFT. CHARLES PARKINS' GIFT. MARGARET PARSONS' GIFT. FOWLK PARRY'S GIFT. SIR JOHN AND DAME THOMASINE PERCIVAL'S GIFT. CHRISTOPHER PITT'S GIFT. WILLIAM PRIESTLEY'S GIFT. SAMUEL PROCTOR'S GIFT. MARY RAMSAY'S GIFT. EDWARD RENNECK'S GIFT. HENRY RICHARDS' GIFT. SIR ABRAHAM REYNARDSON'S GIFT. THOMAS ROBERTS' GIFT. SIR THOMAS ROWE'S GIFT. RICHARD SHEPHAM'S GIFT. NICHOLAS SPENCER'S GIFT. MESSRS. STINT AND OTHERS' GIFT. ABIGAIL SOLLY'S GIFT. WILLIAM STUART'S GIFT. THOMAS SUTTON'S GIFT. JOHN TRESSAWELL'S GIFT. THOMAS THOMLINSON'S GIFT. THOMAS AND SUSANNAH TOWNSEND'S GIFT. WILLIAM TUDOR'S GIFT. WILLIAM TUDMAN'S GIFT. SIR WILLIAM TURNER'S GIFT. JOHN VERNON'S GIFT. JOHN VERNON'S GIFT. JAMES WILFORD'S GIFT. JOHN WILFORD'S GIFT. JOHN WILLIAMS' GIFT. RANDOLPH WOOLLEY'S GIFT. JOHN WOOLLER'S GIFT. MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR ALMSHOUSES AT LEE. MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR POOR ACCOUNT.

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY. Charitable Accounts for 1881.

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH DR. JOHN ANDREWS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought down54105
" One year's dividends on 15,205l. 3s. 9d. Consols444150
£49955
To balance brought down40150

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid for purchase of 54l. 7s. 8d. Consols54105
" do. paid one yearly exhibition6000
" do. paid four yearly exhibitions of 86l. each34400
" balance carried down40150
£49955

JUDITH ALSTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash1500
£1500
To balance brought down for arrears due to the rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn500

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the vicar of St. Giles, Cripplegate500
" do. paid the rector of St. Mary, Whitechapel500
" balance carried down for arrears due to the rector of St. Andrew's, Holborn500
£1500

(Since paid.)

REYNOLD BARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's rent of Charrington Head & Co. in respect of premises at Stratford in Essex19584
" one year's rent of Howards and Sons in respect of premises at Stratford in Essex146113
£341197

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account341197
£341197

GERARD BRAYBROOK'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31.To cash£023
£023

Cr.

1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Churchwardens of St. Martin Outwich£023

WALTER BIGGS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought down1200
" one year's rent of Crosse and Blackwell in respect of Nos. 3, 4 and 5, Little Denmark Street, St. Giles'341197
" one year's rent of John Thurkle in respect of lights overlooking the above premises0196
£354191

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the governors of Bigg's Charity in Wallingford for their proportion of the net rents for one year to Michaelmas, 1881, viz. twothirds of 354l. 19s. 1d.236129
" amount carried to Walter Biggs' pension account for the proportion due to that branch of the Charity, viz., one-third of 354l. 19s. 1d.11864
£354191

WALTER BIGGS' PENSIONERS.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance in hand brought from last account10650
" amount brought from Walter Biggs' account for the proportion due to this branch of the Charity at Michaelmas, 188111864
" one year's dividend on 631l. 9s. 10d. Consols1894
£24308
To balance in hand brought down18158

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid purchase of 105l. 19s. 9d. Consols10650
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor members of the Company4800
do. paid, seven yearly pensions of 10l. each to poor members of the Company7000
" balance in hand carried down18158
£24308

RALPH BOLTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the master of Audlem Grammar School1000
Cash2000
£3000

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the master of Audlem Grammar School—
Six months gift due Christmas 18801000
Six months gift due Mid-summer 18811000
Six months gift due Christmas 18811000
3000

CHRISTOPHER BOONE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance in hand brought from last account58160
" one year's ground rents received from sundry tenants in respect of land at Lee61700
Less income tax1429
And Receiver's30170
commission—44199
57203
" one year's fee farm rent of the Corporation of Hereford3918
" rents received from certain tenants of Boone's Almshouses who are not his almspeople20160
" pew rents for 12 months to Midsummer 1881, received in respect of sundry sittings in the chapel of Boone's Almshouses25100
" one year's rent received from William Greaves in respect of four shops, High Road, Lee, at the corner of Brandram Road191010
735149
To Balance brought down97103

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the chaplain one year's stipend7500
" do. paid the chapter clerk one year's stipend1500
" do. paid eight almspeople for 52 weeks at 10s. each per week20800
" do. paid the medical attendant one year's stipend2000
" do. paid for warming and lighting the chapel and for cleaning the same35122
" do. paid for rates, &c., on the almshouses1390
" do. paid for water rent600
" do. paid for sweeping chimneys200
" do. paid for insurance of almshouses and chapel from fire4103
" do. paid for chapel furniture5100
" do. paid for repairing chapel organ500
" do. paid for repairing mowing machine1100
" do. paid for general repairs48131
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company on account of loan from them10000
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company for six months' interest to Midsummer 1881, loan of 2,500l. at 4 per cent, per annum5000
" do. paid the Merchant Taylors' Company for six months' interest to Christmas 1881, on loan of 2,400l. at 4 per cent. per annum4800
" balance carried down97103
£735149

PETER BLUNDELL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash200
200

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the convalescent home account by order of the Court of Chancery dated 8th December 1876200

HUGH CANDISH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31.£s.d.
To one year's rent of William Linguer in respect of No. 30, Fenchurch Street54734
54734

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid the master, wardens clerk and beadle of the Company0118
" do. paid the churchwardens of Saint Martin Outwich017
" do. paid for superstitious payments purchased by the Company0151
" amount paid to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account545150
54734

JAMES CHADWICKS GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash400
400

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid three and a half yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor widows of freemen.3100
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account for two quarterly pensions vacant and unclaimable0100
£400

FRANCES CLARKE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash2000
£2000

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid the Governors of St. Bartholomew's for one year due at Michaelmas 18811000
" cash paid the churchwardens of Odiham for one year due at Midsummer 18811000
£2000

SIR WILLIAM CRAVEN'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d
Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's400
" do. for arrear of two quarters pension due to a poor brother200
" cash14000
£14600
To balance brought down for arrears due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's400

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft, for fuel for the poor, after deducting 16s. for land tax340
" do. paid 20 yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of the Company8000
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of the Clothworkers' Company1600
" do. paid the governors of Craven School, Burnsall, one year's gift due at Midsummer, 18812800
" do. paid arrear of two quarters pension to a poor brother200
" do. paid arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's400
" do. paid the master wardens, clerk, and beadle, of the Company600
" do. amount of land tax2160
" do. balance down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's400
£14600

JOHN CREEK'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash559
£559

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid for 4½ tons of coals delivered to the churchwardens of St. Mary Abchurch559

CONVALESCENT HOME AT BOGNOR.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance in hand brought from last account470108
" one year's dividend on 13,738l. 1s. 9d. reduced 3 per cent annuities412210
" one year's gift of Peter Blundell200
" one year's gift of John Hyde47103
" one year's gift of Robert Dowe2000
" one year's gift of John Vernon1600
" one year's gift of John Wooller400
" one year's gift of William Parker900
" the residue of Robert Donkin's account at this date transferred to this account by order of the Board of Charity Commissioners, sealed 26th March 18722,018177
£3,423114
To balance brought down19108

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By one year's expenditure in the maintenance of the home as per annexed report3,40408
" balance in hand carried down19108
£3,423114

HENRY COLBURN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash at the rate of 5l. per cent. on 347l. 10s.1776
" one year's rent of W. E. Bacon in respect of a piece of land at Ashwell2188
" cash for capitation grant to Ashwell School for one year to 30th April 1881, received from the Education Department7640
" do. for school pence received from the boys in Ashwell School46211
" do. advanced out of the Company's corporate funds to provide for the excess of expenditure over income20839
£3501610

Cr.

£s.d.
1882. Dec. 31.By cash paid the master of Ashwell School, 1 year's salary143150
" do. paid the assistant master 1 year's salary8000
" do. paid for a pupil teacher3180
" do. paid. for insurance of the school premises from fire126
" paid for fuel and rates for Ashwell School161811
" do. paid the master of Ashwell School, one year's allowance for cleaning the school and for books and stationery2650
" do. paid for repairs to the school premises4355
" do. paid for prizes to scholars2520
" do. paid grant towards the formation of a library at Ashwell School10100
£3501610

JOHN CONYER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash500
£500

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Botolph, Aldersgate, after deducting 1l. for land tax400
" do. for land tax100
£500

THOMAS COVENTRY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To balances in hand brought from last account arising from want of applications to bind apprentices, viz.:—
Due to the parish of St. Antholin268173
Due to the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft228172
" one year's fee farm rent of Thomas Sutton arising out of the rectory of East Moulsey374
" one year's do. of Charles Corbett issuing out of the same4160
" one year's do. of W. S. Lowndes issuing out the rectory and church of Great Winslow, Bucks1140
" one year's do. of Lord Dacre issuing out of the rectory and church of Kimpton, Herts628
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds668
£529111
To balance brought down due to the parish of St. Antholin and held to meet applications to bind apprentices2751311

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid the trustees of Highgate for the poor of St. Pancras and Hornsey1000
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company1168
" do. paid the trustees of Coventry's gift in the parish of St. Andrew Undershaft, the balance in hand at Midsummer 1879, as per order of the Board of Charity Commissioners approved on 25th October 188122206
" do. paid do. for two years' gifts to Midsummer 18812000
" balance due to the parish of St. Antholin at Christmas, 1880268173
Add amount due at Christmas, 18816168
2751311
£529111

JAMES CHURCH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash1200
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds0120
£12120

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid 12 poor men and 12 poor women of the Company (who had no other pension) 10s. 6d. each12120
£12120

ANDREW DANDY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account0150
" cash one year's dividend on 2,264l. 3s. 0d. Consols6647
£66197
To balance brought down for one quarter's pension unclaimed050

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Almshouses Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses Account1200
" cash paid five and three quarters yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Giles's, Cripplegate5150
" do. paid six yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Botolph, Bishopgate600
" do. paid 5½ yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor women of the parish of St. Sepulchre5100
" do. paid 31¼ yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor widows of members of the Company3150
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account3147
" do. carried to do. for pensions vacant and unclaimable2100
" balance carried down for one quarter's pension unclaimed050
£66197

(Since paid.)

ROBERT DONKIN'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash for one year's dividend on 7,156l. 4s. 2d. Consols20965
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,273l. 12s. 4d. Consols66100
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,169l. 2s. 7d. Consols63811
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,921l. 17s. 6d. Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities851211
Nos. 66 & 67, Cheapside.
To one year's rent of Thomas Cave390168
No. 3, Angel Court, Throgmorton Street.
To one year's rent of Isaac Seligman781134
No. 145, Bishopsgate Street.
To one year's rent of Robert Fowler97142
No. 83, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Samuel Nolloth48171
No. 85, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Samuel Nolloth48171
No. 87, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Mrs. E. Newsom43195
No. 89, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of W. H. Case48171
No. 91, Sun Street.
To six month's rent of F. Saunders to Lady Day 18812476
Nos. 93, 95, & 97, Sun Street.
To one year's rent of Charles Wyatt140140
" law charges in re 91, Sun Street returned1640
£2,066187

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid the vicar and churchwardens of Hertford one year's rentcharge1000
" do. paid for 230½ yards of calico at 8½ d. per yard for shirts and shifts740
" do. paid for 60 yards of claret cloth for gowns and cloaks at 6s. per yard1800
" do. paid for 48 pairs of hose2160
" do. paid gifts of 5s. each to 24 poor men and women in lieu of shoes600
" do. paid the chamberlain and town clerk's fee for attendance to see the bequest performed110
" do. paid for making gowns and cloaks300
" amount carried to the Convalescent Home account and expended in the maintenance of the home by order of the Charity Commissioners, sealed 26th March 18722,018177
£2,066187

ROBERT DOWE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To one year's dividend on 5,288l. 6s. 8d. Consols received from the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds158130
£158130
To balance brought down for one third of triennial payment for gowns and cloaks1330

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid 13 yearly pensions of 6l. 13s. 4d. each to poor brethren of the Company86134
" do. paid six yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. each to poor brethren of the Company12120
" do. expended at the probation of Merchant Taylors' School800
" amount carried to the almshouses' account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account13114
" amount carried to the Company's Convalescent Home account for one year by order of the Court of Chancery2000
" cash paid the master, wardens, clerk and beadle of the Company4134
" balance carried down for one third of triennial payments for gowns and cloaks1330
£158130

LADY DUCIE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed500

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account500

JEFFERY ELWES' GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed2000

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Company's poor account2000

SIR WILLIAM FITZWILLIAM'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the rector and churchwardens of Marholm at Christmas 188012134
" cash2000
£32134

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By amount carried to the credit of Mr. Walter Fish's account in the Company's books768
" cash paid the rector and churchwardens of Marholm for two years gift due at Christmas 18812568
£32134

WALTER FISH'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account105183
" six month's dividend on 2,186l. 1s. 5d., Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities31195
" six months dividend on 2,291l. 19s. 8d., Reduced 3l. per cent. Annuities33134
" one year's rent of C. V. Game in respect of No. 60, Cannon Street, and Nos. 16 and 17, Nicholas Lane234100
" one year's annuity brought from Sir William Fitzwilliam's account768
£41378
To balance in hand brought down6829

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid purchase of 105l. 18s. 3d. Reduced 3 per cent. Annuities105183
" do. paid, four yearly exhibitions of 48l. each19200
" do. paid, one yearly exhibition of 40l4000
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account700
" do. paid, the clerk and beadle of the Company068
" balance carried down6829
£41378
to be invested.

SIR JOHN GORE'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash of W. J. Belville for one year's rentcharge issuing out of No. 15, Great Trinity Lane, less 2l. 8s. land tax9120
" balance due to the Company carried to next account4160
£1480

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By balance brought from last account4160
" cash paid, three yearly pensions of 3l. 4s. each to poor members of the Company9120
£1480
By balance brought down4160

ROBERT GRAY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash after the rate of 5l. per cent. on the sum of 2,132l.106120
£106120

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Company's Almhouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account106120

HELEN GULSTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed3000

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid yearly pensions of 5l. each to two citizens', two gentlemen's, and two ministers' widows3000

SIR JOHN HANBURY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash19100
£19100

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of Feckenham for one year1300
" do. paid the churchwardens of Hanbury for one year6100
£19100

JOHN HARRISON'S GTFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for amount in hand for pensions to poor members of the Company184144
" one year's rent of Leaf, Sons, & Co., in respect of Nos. 33 and 34, Old Change1,56368
" one year's rent of James Hendrey, in respect of No. 6, St. Swithin's Lane214192
" one year's rent of Leaf, Sons, & Co., in respect of lights overlooking the premises in Old Change0100
" Income tax recovered on rent for three years, ended on 5th April 187860134
£2,02436
To balance in hand for pensions to poor members of the Company20584

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Augustine's for one year due at Lady Day, 18811600
" do. paid 54¼ yearly pensions of 8l. each to poor members of the Company43400
" do. paid the clerk of the Company0134
" do. for land tax400
" do. paid the Governors of Merchant Taylors' Schools of the foundation of John Harrison for their proportion of the property tax recovered on rents for three years ended on 3rd April 1878, viz., threefourths of 60l. 13s. 4d.45100
" do. paid the Governors of the Merchant Taylors' Schools of the foundation of John Harrison for three-fourths part of 1,758l. 2s. 6d., the net rent to Michaelmas, 18811,3181110
" balance in hand for poor members of the Company20584
£2,02436

ROBERT HAWES' AND OTHERS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To Cash40000
£40000

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Almshouses Account, and expended upon six almswomen in the Company's almshouses (one of whom is of the parish of St. Botolph Without Aldgate), at the increased rate of 27l. per annum16200
" further amount carried to the Almshouses Account, and expended upon the almswomen in the Company's almshouses generally, as per Almshouses Account23800
£40000

JOHN HEYMAN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash of the churchwardens of St. Saviour's, Southwark, for one year's rentcharge issuing out of two houses at Barnet240
" balance carried to next account100
£340

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By balance brought from last account100
" cash, paid two yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor members of the Company200
" do. paid to the clerk of the Company040
£340
By balance carried to next account100

JOHN HEYDON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's interest368

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to Mercers' Company368

RICHARD HILLES' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash£500

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account500

RALPH HOLLAND'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's rent of Francis Broughton in respect of the "George" Inn, in Aldermanbury16145
£16145

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By superstitious payments purchased by the Company0134
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account160111
£16145

JOHN HOWDEN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash125
£125

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Mary, Abchurch, for amount due to Lady Day, 18810159
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company068
£125

WALTER HULL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account190
" cash of the parish of St. Olave, Hart Street, for one year's annuity issuing out of certain property bequeathed to the parish240
£3130
To balance brought down140

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid two yearly pensions of 1l. each to poor members of the Company200
" do. paid the clerk of the Company040
" the Company's Poor Account for one quarterly pension transferred thereto050
" balance carried to next account140
£3130

JOHN HYDE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account due to Holy Trinity, Minories0160
" do. do. for income tax recovered0128
" cash for counsels' and surveyors' fees recovered29746
" one year's rent of A. and H. Marshall in respect of No. 125, Fleet Street390168
" purchase money of premises lately Nos. 1 and 56 and a warehouse in Church Street, Minories, and also the Three Lords public-house in the Minories taken by the Metropolitan Railway Company6,25300
Less costs of the arbitration401154
5,85148
as per Order in Chancery dated 17th December 1880.
" Six months' dividend on 5,895l. 9s. Consols86119
" Interest on purchase money of the premises taken by the Metropolitan Railway Company15127
£6,6421810
To balance brought down for two years' arrears due to Holy Trinity, Minories1120

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By balance brought from last account for fees to be recovered29746
" cash paid the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft 2l., less land tax 8s.1120
" do. paid purchase of 5,895l. 9s. Consols5,85148
" land tax (as per Order in Chancery dated 17th December 1880)080
" cash paid the master and wardens of the Company1100
" do. paid the minister of Hay field, Derbyshire1000
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Bride's for one year1100
" do. paid for law charges1175
" amount carried to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account500
" amount carried to the Company's Convalescent Home Account for the residue of this account for one year to Christmas, 188147103
" balance for two years' arrears due to Holy Trinity, Minories1120
£6,6421810

(Since paid).

ROBERT JENKINSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash for the yearly sum of 6l. and 1l. for one year's interest on 20l. at 5l. per cent. per annum700

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account700

JOHN JUXON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash of F. L. Popham for one year's annuity out of lands at Mortlake, known as Brick Farm, less 2l. 8d. land tax9120
" do. paid, by the Company out of their own funds280
" balance carried down for amount advanced by the Company1200
£2400

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By balance brought from last account for amount advanced by the Company1200
" cash paid Mr. F. C. H. Piggott of Emmanuel College, Cambridge1200
£2400
By balance brought down1200

PETER MASON'S GIFT.

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's rent of Charles Tighe in respect of No. 1, Poultry214192
" one year's rent of H. D. Davies in respect of Nos. 4 and 5, Poultry361105
£57697

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid six months' pension to a poor liveryman of the Company4000
" do. paid one years' pension to a poor liveryman of the Company6000
" do. paid 10½ yearly pensions of 10l. each each to poor widows of liverymen of the Company10500
" do. paid the Ecclesiastical Commissioners one year's quitrent due at Michaelmas 1880090
" amount of superstitious payments purchased by the Company7134
" residue carried to the Company's poor account36373
£57697

LADY JANE MAYNAED'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account27868
" cash of the Rev. J. W. Conant for one year's annuity issuing out of certain lands at Brooklands, Medley, and Ivychurch, in Kent. Less land tax 10l. and income tax 1l.3900
£31768
To balance brought down for gifts to be made to poor freemen of the Company who are about to set up a trade27768

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid a gift to Henry P. Cooper a poor freeman about to set up in trade2000
" do. paid, a gift to F. H. Whitfield a poor freeman about to set up in trade2000
" balance carried down27768
£31768

WILLIAM MOORE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash of the churchwardens of St. Andrew Undershaft for one year's annuity issuing out of a tenement in the said parish, less 4s. land tax£0160

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Company's poor account0160
£0160

ROBERT PARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's500
" cash3500
£4000
To balance brought down for ararrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's500

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of Walsall2000
" do. paid the organist of Walsall500
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company500
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Antholin's for one year to Christmas 1880500
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Antholin's500
£4000

WILLIAM PARKER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash8000
" balance carried down750
£8750

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By balance brought from last account750
" amount carried to the Convalescent Home Account by Order of the Court of Chancery, dated 8th December 1876900
" cash paid the minister of great Bloxwich for one year due at Christmas 18812000
" do. paid the minister of St. Antholin's for one year, after deducting 2l. for land tax800
" do. paid the clerk and sextoness of St. Antholin's, after deducting 1l. for land tax400
" do. paid Bethlem Hospital100
" do. paid five yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor members of the Company2000
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account7100
" paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company7100
" amount of land tax300
£8750
By balance brought down750

CHARLES PARKINS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash for one year's dividend on 5,887l. 14s. 9d. Consols17244
" do. paid the Company out of their corporate funds to make up the amount of the exhibitions paid187158
£36000

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid four yearly exhibitions of 90l. each36000
£36000

MARGARET PARSONS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account due to the parish of St. Christopher-le-Stocks0100
" do. for amount in hand for poor maidens15100
" cash400
£2000
To balance brought down for amount in hand for poor maidens1100

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash for two years' gift due to the parish of St. Christopherle-Stocks100
" do. paid to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Cornhill100
" do. paid to Emma Levett Newman, a poor freeman's daughter, a gift towards her marriage600
" do. paid the clerk and beadle of the Company070
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account0130
" balance carried down for amount in hand for poor maidens1100
£2000

(Since partly expended).

FOWLK PARRY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash, being at the rate of 5l. per cent. per annum on the amount bequeathed2100

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account2100

SIR JOHN AND DAME THOMASINE PERCIVAL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash3158

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of St. Mary, Woolnoth3158

CHRISTOPHER PITT'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash1200
£1200

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid 5½ yearly pensions of 2l. each to poor widows of members of the Company leaving two quarterly pensions unclaimable1100
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account for the said two quarters' pensions100
£1200

WILLIAM PRIESTLEY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash10134
" amount charged upon the Company's Poor Account314
£13148

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid four yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. to poor men free of the Company880
" do. paid four yearly pensions of 1l. 6s. 8d. each to poor men of the parish of Hornsey568
£13148

SAMUEL PROCTOR'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash500
£500

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account4100
" do. paid to the clerk and beadle of the Company0100
£500

MARY RAMSAY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash for two-eighths share of 21l. 7s. 6d. received for interest on loan money5611

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account5611

EDWARD RENNECK'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash for one-eighth share of 21l. 7s. 6d. for interest received on loan money2136

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account2136

HENRY RICHARDS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear of one quarterly pension0106
" cash for five-eighths share of 21l. 7s. 6d. received for interest on loan money1371
" amount paid out of the Company's Corporate Fund71211
£21106

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid, arrear of one quarterly pension0106
" do. paid 10 yearly pensions of 2l. 2s. each to poor members of the Company or their widows2100
£21106

SIR ABRAHAM REYNARDSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881. Dec. 31.To cash1600
£1600

Cr.

1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid six yearly pensions of 1l. 6s. 8d. each to six poor men, and six do. to poor women of the Company1600

THOMAS ROBERTS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's dividend on 2,108l. 0s. 9d.61132
£61132

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's Almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account61132

SIR THOMAS ROWE'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash4000
£4000

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid, two yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor freemen of each of the following Companies, viz.: Plasterers' Clothworkers', Carpenters', Armourers', and Bricklayers' Companies4000

RICHARD SHEPHAM'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash being at the rate of 5l. per cent. on the amount bequeathed2100

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account2100

NICHOLAS SPENCER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account due to the churchwardens of Doddington2120
" cash658
£8178
To balance for two years' arrears due to the churchwardens of Doddington540

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens St. Thomas Apostles3138
" balance carried down due to the churchwardens of Doddington540
£8178

(Since paid).

MESSRS. STINT AND OTHERS' GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash1200

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount paid to the Company's Poor Account1200

ABIGAIL SOLLY'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash of Frank Mills for one year's rent, in respect of land at Godstone in Surrey191010
£191010

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid for repairs to Mrs. Solly's tomb in Bunhill Fields5172
" amount carried to the Company's Poor Account13138
£191010

WILLIAM STUART'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance in hand brought from last account183154
" cash for one year's dividend on 2,052l. 7s. 5d. Consols6008
£243160
To balance in hand brought down18248

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid one yearly exhibition61114
" balance in hand carried down18248
£243160

THOMAS SUTTON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's rent of Sir W. A. Rose, in respect of premises in Anchor Alley, Thames Street341197
" one year's dividend on 2,738l. 18s. 10d. Consols8024
" one year's dividend on 13,983l. 5s. Consols40902
£83121

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the Duke of Bedford one year's quitrent115
" land tax due to the Company040
" amount carried to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account829168
£83121

JOHN TRESSAWELL'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To one year's rentcharge paid by the Company, and issuing out of premises in Bread Street, formerly the Saracen's Head068
" ditto received from Richard Robinson, issuing out of No. 43, Cannon Street, formerly No. 18, Basing Lane0130
" one year's rent of Hughes Crampton, & Co., in respect of No. 61, Broad Street390168
£391164

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account391164
£391164

THOMAS THOMLINSON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash2120
£2120
To balance brought down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred, Poultry1120

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the Governors of Christ's Hospital100
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry, for one year1120
£2120

(Since paid).

THOMAS AND SUSANNAH TOWNSEND'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane3155
" cash for one year's dividend on 4,525l. Reduced 3 per cent. Annuities135150
£139105
To balance brought down for arrears due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane3155

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the lecturer at St. Magnus the Martyr7584
" do. paid the parish clerk of do.3034
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Benetfink for one year71010
" do. paid arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane3155
" do. paid six months' gift to do.3155
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company1518
" balance carried down for arrear due to the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Crooked Lane, for six months to Christmas 18813155
£139105

(Since paid).

WILLIAM TUDOR'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash2100

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account2100

WILLIAM TUDMAN'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash14100
£14100
To balance brought down due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry1200

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account2100
" balance due to the churchwardens of St. Mildred's, Poultry, carried down1200
£14100

(Since paid).

SIR WILLIAM TURNER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash900
£900

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid three yearly pensions of 3l. each to poor clothworkers, members of the Company900

No. 1.

JOHN VERNON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrear of two quarters' pension to a plasterer200
" do. retained for two-thirds of triennial payments for gowns and cloaks43184
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions3100
Carried forward4984
1881. Dec. 31.Brought forward4984
To cash for interest on sum of 1,560l. bequeathed to the Company8668
" do. for amount of rentcharge payable by the Company9310
" amount charged on the Companys' corporate funds for increasing the exhibitions from 4l. to 10l. each1200
" overpayment by the Company out of their own funds564
£24624
To balance brought down for amount of unclaimed exhibitions11100

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid arrears of two quar" ters' pension to a poor plasterer200
" do. paid two yearly increased exhibitions of 10l. each2000
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Michael's, Cornhill280
" do. paid the minister, clerk, and sexton of do.198
Carried forward25178
1881. Dec. 31.Brought forward25178
By amount carried to the Convalescent Home Account for one year1600
" cash paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company2110
" do. paid yearly pensions of 4l. each to two plasterers, two wardens, two clothworkers, two armourers, and one tiler3600
" do. paid three quarterly pensions of 1l. each to a carpenter300
" do. carried to the Company's Poor Account for one quarterly pension to a carpenter unclaimed100
" do. paid 12 yearly pensions of 6l. each to poor members of the Company7200
" do. paid four yearly do. of 2l. 2s. each to poor freemen of the Company "Reversioners"880
" do. paid for making 26 gowns and cloaks at 6s. each7160
" do. paid for 110 yards of claret cloth for gowns and cloaks at 7s. 6d. per yard4150
" do. paid for 134 yards of serge for gowns and cloaks at 1s. 10d. per yard1258
" do. paid embroidering 26 arm badges at 6s. 6d.890
" balance carried down for amount of unclaimed exhibitions11100
£24624

No. 2.

JOHN VERNON'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash for interest at the rate of 5 per cent. per annum on the sum of 1,355l. 6s. 9d. received by the Company in respect of a bequest of 200l. and as residuary legatees under Mr. Vernon's will67154

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By amount carried to the Company's Poor Account for the relief of the poor67154
£67154

JAMES WILFORD'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To cash9134
9134
To balance brought down due to the parish of Northiam5120

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the rector 21s., and sexton 2s. 6d. of St. Margaret's Lothbury136
" do. paid the churchwardens of St. Bartholomew's by the Exchange1120
" do. paid to the Company's Poor Account0192
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company068
" balance carried down for arrear due to the parish of Northiam5120
9134

JOHN WILFORD'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account due to the churchwardens of Streatham1038
" one year's rent received of T. Honychurch, issuing out of No. 34, Throgmorton Street4134
Less land and income tax106
31210
" one year's rent received of the Corporation of London issuing out of sundry premises968
Less land and in come tax211
757
" income tax paid by the Company004
£2125

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the churchwardens of Streatham for arrear due at Christmas 18801038
" do. paid the churchwardens of Sutton one year's gift due at Christmas 18811080
Less income tax053
1029
" do. paid the master, wardens, and clerk of the Company0160
£2125

JOHN WILLIAMS' GIFT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash300

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid to the Company's Poor Account300

RANDOLPH WOOLLEY'S GIFT.

Dr.

1881£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash19120
£19120

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid the Governors of Wolverhampton Grammar School for one year due at Michaelmas 1881500
" do. paid two yearly pensions of 4l. each to poor members of the Merchant Taylors' Company800
" do. paid one yearly pension of 4l. to a poor member of the Clothworkers' Company400
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen as per Almshouses' Account2120
£19120

JOHN WOOLLER'S GIFT.

Dr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account for arrears of two years' gift due to the churchwardens of Brighton200
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions9150
" cash for one year's annuity or rentcharge2400
£35150
To balance brought down due to the parish of St. Magnus100
and parish of Brighton100
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions13150

Cr.

£s.d.
1881. Dec. 31.By cash paid arrears due to the churchwardens of Brighton200
" do. carried to the Company's Convalescent Home Account for one year400
" do. paid the Governors of Christ's Hospital500
" do. paid Bridewell Hospital200
" do. paid to the Almshouses' Account for the use of the Company's almswomen, as per Almshouses' Account540
" do. paid the master, wardens, clerk, and beadle of the Company1160
" balance carried down for arrear due to the parish of St. Magnus100
and to the parish of Brighton100
" do. for amount of unclaimed exhibitions13150
£35150

(Since paid).

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR ALMSHOUSES AT LEE.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To balance brought from last account2,71115
" cash under the following gifts, viz.:—
Andrew Dandy's gift1200
Robert Dowe's "13114
Lady Ducie's "500
Robert Gray's "106120
Robert Hawes' and others " 162l. and 238l.
40000
R. Jenkinson's gift700
Wm. Parker's "7100
Rd. Shepham's "2100
R. Woolley's "2120
John Wooller's "540
John Hyde's "500
Thomas Roberts' "61132
" do. for residues under the following gifts, viz.:—
Reynold Barker's gift341197
Hugh Candish's "545150
Thomas Sutton's "829168
£5,05752
To balance brought down3,05575

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.By cash paid 31 almswomen for seven months and 32 do. for five months at 2l. 5s. each per month or 27l. each per annum84850
" do. paid extra allowance to infirm almswomen151190
" do. paid for wine for infirm almswomen660
" do. paid towards the funeral expenses of deceased almswomen1200
" do. paid Roberts' gift of 1l. half-yearly to the almswomen6200
" do. paid to 31 almswomen on visitation 10s. each15100
" do. paid to 31 almswomen in lieu of shoes and hose1710
" do. paid for 440 yards of black stuff for gowns at 1s. 4d. per yard2968
" do. paid for 349¾ yards of calico for shifts at 8½d. per yard1278
" do. paid for 91 tons 8 cwt. of coals107710
" do. paid for repairs to the almshouses25243
" do. paid rates and taxes on do.84150
" do. paid the gardener's wages, &c.57130
" do. paid for extra labour and other necessaries for the garden2571
" do. paid for rose trees240
" do. paid for pew rents at Lee Church22100
" do. paid the rector of Lee one year's allowance for attendance at the almshouses3500
" do. paid the medical attendant6000
" do. paid the superintendent10000
" do. paid for gas1648
" do. paid for newspapers and magazines for the reading room981
" do. paid for cleaning the reading rooms, &c.7126
" do. paid for stationery1100
" do. paid for sweeping chimneys400
" do. paid for insurance from fire7156
" do. paid for furniture9196
" do. paid for water rate3140
" do. paid for winding and repairing the turret clock550
" do. paid for a lawn mower720
£2,001179
By balance carried to next account3,05575
£5,05752

MERCHANT TAYLORS' COMPANY IN ACCOUNT WITH THEIR POOR ACCOUNT.

Dr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 31.To cash for sundry gifts as under, viz.:
Jeffery Elwes' gift2000
Walter Fish's "700
Richard Hilles' "500
William Moore's "0160
Margaret Parsons' "0130
Fowlk Parry's "2100
Samuel Procter's "4100
Stint and others "1200
William Tudor's "2100
William Tudman's "2100
John Williams' "300
John Vernon's "67154
Carried forward12844
Dec. 31.Brought forward12844
To amount of residues under sundry gifts, viz:—
Andrew Dandy's gift4197
Ralph Holland's "160111
Peter Mason's "36373
Edward Renneck's "2136
Mary Ramsay's "5611
John Tressawell's "391164
James Wilford's "0192
Abigail Solly's "13138
" amount of fees received on apprenticeships and freemen's admissions transferred by order of court718
" pensions unclaimed under sundry gifts, viz.:—
Andrew Dandy's gift150
James Chadwick's "0100
Walter Hull's "050
Christopher Pitt's "100
John Vernon's "100
" amount paid by the Company out of their corporate funds to provide for the excess of expenditure over income of the Poor Account for the year ended on 31st December 18811,382197
£2,465131

Cr.

1881.£s.d.
Dec. 11.By cash paid to poor members of the Company or their widows for present and general relief608154
" do. paid 9¾ yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor members of the Company11700
" do. paid five yearly pensions of 20l. each and seven do. of 30l. each to almswomen of the livery31000
" do. paid 10 yearly pensions of 12l. each to poor daughters of freemen of the Company12000
Carried forward1,155154
1881.Brought forward1,155154
Dec. 31.By cash paid 19¾ yearly pensions of 10l. each to poor freemen of the Company or their widows197100
" do. paid 5¼ yearly pensions of 20l. each and 1½ of 30l. each to poor liverymen of the Company or their widows15000
" do. paid 31 yearly pensioners of 4l. each to almswomen at Lee12400
" do. paid one yearly pension to a poor member of the Company15000
" do. paid two yearly pensions of 40l. each to poor daughters of members of the Company8000
" do. paid six months' pension to a poor daughter of a member of the Company12100
" do. paid to one of the above on account of the education of her daughter400
" do. paid one year's pensions of various amounts to poor daughters of freemen of the Company19400
" do. paid for increasing the pensions under the following gifts, viz:—
James Chadwick's gift1400
Sir William Craven's "18100
Robert Dowe's "1780
Sir John Core's "3120
John Heyman's "400
Walter Hull's "800
William Parker's "400
J. H. Peacock's "0150
Christopher Pitt's "13100
William Priestley's "11120
Sir A. Reynardson's "36134
H. Richards' "26166
Sir William Turner's "400
John Vernon's "219120
R. Woolley's "200
" do. paid for increasing the pensions under sundry gifts13811
2,465131

By Order of Court,
F. L. Horkirk,
Accountant to the Company,
20th July 1882.